• The man, who is younger than his lover, had suspected him of cheating on him.
• He attacked her a week ago and her boyfriend did not seek medical attention until his death on Friday.
A woman in Trans Nzoia county has died after her boyfriend stabbed her private parts in what was said to be a romantic dispute.
According to a report aired on a television station in this country, Nancy Chelimo Mweney, 43 years old, was attacked by her boyfriend Alex, 27 years old, after suspecting her of cheating on him.
Alex who is being held by the police had badly attacked Chelimo and left her with serious injuries in her private parts.
According to the police report, the suspect is said to have used a hot iron to injure the deceased who later died at her home where she did not seek medical care.
The two lived together as a married couple in Nyakoingwana village in Endebess Sub-County before the relationship broke down, NTV Kenya reported.
Police say a village elder reported the incident to the Salama Police Station on Friday after neighbors raised the alarm about the suspected murder.
The incident happened last week on February 27, and the victim did not seek medical attention. Her condition worsened and she died on Friday March 3. According to police reports, the deceased had burns on her hips.
The suspect is being detained at the Endebess police station and is assisting the police with investigations.
The body of the deceased was transferred to Kitale County Hospital pending an autopsy, the report read.